A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020040010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lvz, pr2020040010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 04:53:57 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:53 am. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:53:57 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8776 West, latitude 17.7546 North, depth = 2 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km S of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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