A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020042015. Unique identifier: pr2020042015. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:01:56 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 18:01:56 / February 11, 2020 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8556 West, latitude 17.8321 North, depth = 2 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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