A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8491° West, 17.8192° North, depth 2.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 01:16:42 / February 13, 2020 @ 1:16 am. Id of earthquake: us70007p43. Event ids that are associated: us70007p43. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.17 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:16:42 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Arroyo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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