A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 14:42:09 / February 8, 2020 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:42:09 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0068° West, latitude 17.9168° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020039033. Id of event: pr2020039033. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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