A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 10:35:29 / February 8, 2020 @ 10:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:35:29 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020039025. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020039025, us70007lhc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.859 West, latitude 17.7658 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Arecibo, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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