A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.834° West, 17.9261° North. Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 08:54:02 / February 8, 2020 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lg1, pr2020039017. Unique identifier: pr2020039017. The temblor was picked up at 04:54:02 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Toa Baja, Arroyo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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