A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Unique identifier: pr2020044005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020044005, us70007p5y. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 03:54:19 / February 13, 2020 @ 3:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8691 West, latitude 17.8448 North, depth = 9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:54:19 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Cayey, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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