A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007m8p, pr2020040043. Id of event: pr2020040043. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:14 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 21:39:14 / February 9, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8841° West, 17.8498° North.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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