A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:52:56 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.859 West, latitude 17.8466 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:56 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020044013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020044013.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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