A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020049025. Id of event: pr2020049025. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:07:47 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6545 West, latitude 18.8903 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 22:07:47 / February 18, 2020 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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