A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020045004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020045004, us70007pum. The temblor was detected at 00:52:07 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9373° West, 17.9698° North, depth 9 km. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 04:52:07 / February 14, 2020 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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