A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ldb. Unique identifier: us70007ldb. Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 02:48:17 / February 8, 2020 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8416° West, 17.9015° North. The temblor was detected at 22:48:17 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Cidra.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 9 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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