A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9471° West, latitude 17.9636° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:26:52 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 07:26:52 / February 11, 2020 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020042010. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007n0s, pr2020042010.
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 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 Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 2 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico.
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