A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:05:32 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8675° West, 17.9738° North, depth 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 11:05:32 / February 13, 2020 @ 11:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020044014. Unique identifier: pr2020044014.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Guayama, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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