A minor earthquake magnitude 3.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8741° West, latitude 17.787° North, depth = 4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 10:09:39 / February 8, 2020 @ 10:09 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020039019. Event ids that are associated: us70007lh3, pr2020039019. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:09:39 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, Naranjito, Cidra. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 30 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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