A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:12 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007m8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007m8p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 21:39:12 / February 9, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8754° West, 17.7739° North.
The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Guayama, Cayey (min 5000 pop). 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-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-seven 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.
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