A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 01:58:08 / February 11, 2020 @ 1:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.981° West, 17.9155° North. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:08 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007mxs, pr2020042001. Id of event: pr2020042001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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