A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8581° West, 17.7976° North, depth 7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 18:48:11 / February 19, 2020 @ 6:48 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:48:11 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020050029. Event ids that are associated: us70007t55, pr2020050029. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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