A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020039020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020039020. Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -66.8715° West, 17.7056° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 09:43:43 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:43 am. The temblor was detected at 05:43:43 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Ciales, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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