A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8798° West, 17.8985° North. The temblor was reported at 02:14:01 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 06:14:01 / February 10, 2020 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020041008. Unique identifier: pr2020041008.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Guayama, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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