A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 18:48:10 / February 19, 2020 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8315 West, latitude 17.7504 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:48:10 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007t55. Unique identifier: us70007t55.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Aguada, Rincón.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-two 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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