A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 19:50:44 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020039052. Unique identifier: pr2020039052. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.798 West, latitude 18.0173 North, depth = 17 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 23:50:44 / February 8, 2020 @ 11:50 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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