A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 10:29:52 / February 8, 2020 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:29:52 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70007lhb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lhb. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8395° West, 17.7304° North.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Quebradillas, Cayey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 sixty-four, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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