A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020051004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007td7, pr2020051004. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.8998° West, 17.882° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 03:52:52 / February 20, 2020 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:52:52 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Vega Alta, Guayama.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-eight 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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