A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.925 West, latitude 17.9583 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:45 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 15:41:45 / February 2, 2020 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007n57. Unique identifier: us70007n57. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Cayey, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SW of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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