A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 20:51:54 / February 9, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8877° West, latitude 17.6533° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:51:54 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007m7s. Unique identifier: us70007m7s.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, San Sebastián, Añasco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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