A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:07 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8621 West, latitude 17.8126 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 16:41:07 / February 8, 2020 @ 4:41 pm. Event id: pr2020039037. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020039037.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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