A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:28 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007myj, pr2020042003. Unique identifier: pr2020042003. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9808° West, 17.9235° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 03:06:28 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranquitas, Coco, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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