A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 16:27:37 / February 10, 2020 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020041014. Unique identifier: pr2020041014. The temblor was reported at 12:27:37 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8401° West, latitude 17.9143° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixty-five 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 earthquakes in the world.
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