A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 04:53:55 / February 9, 2020 @ 4:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lvz. Unique identifier: us70007lvz. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8604° West, 17.6313° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:53:55 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orocovis, San Sebastián, Añasco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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