A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 00:13:16 / February 13, 2020 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007p3k. Id of event: us70007p3k. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.863° West, 17.9619° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:13:16 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close 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 Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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