A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9926° West, 17.9371° North, depth 6 km. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:55:25 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020053041. Event ids that are associated: pr2020053041. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 18:55:25 / February 22, 2020 @ 6:55 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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