A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 09:19:30 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8693° West, 17.7626° North, depth 4 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020039021. Event ids that are associated: pr2020039021. The temblor was reported at 05:19:30 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciales, Aguada, Aibonito. Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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