A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 22:54:32 / February 11, 2020 @ 10:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:54:32 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020042021. Id of event: pr2020042021. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.948° West, 17.9495° North, depth 11 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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