A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 12:16:50 / February 15, 2020 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:16:50 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8188 West, latitude 18.0248 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020046021. Event ids that are associated: pr2020046021. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 22 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km WNW of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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