A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007p52, pr2020044004. Unique identifier: pr2020044004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 02:35:25 / February 13, 2020 @ 2:35 am. The temblor was detected at 22:35:25 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.8746° West, 17.971° North.
Epicenter of the event was 28 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), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). 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 Toa Alta, Guayama, San Antonio.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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