A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 10:54:34 / February 21, 2020 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8571° West, 17.8845° North, depth 15 km. Event id: pr2020052019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u3p, pr2020052019. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:54:34 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Comerío, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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