A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: pr2020040038. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020040038. Global time and date of event 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 20:04:05 / February 9, 2020 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0058 West, latitude 17.9531 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was detected at 16:04:05 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Manatí, Morovis. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 4 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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