A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020051006. Unique identifier: pr2020051006. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:18:49 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 04:18:49 / February 20, 2020 @ 4:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7965° West, 18.0051° North, depth 13 km.
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Arroyo, Ingenio (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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