A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.8445° West, latitude 17.831° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 16:42:23 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007m46. Unique identifier: us70007m46. The temblor was detected at 12:42:23 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Barceloneta, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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