A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70007ujz. Event ids that are associated: us70007ujz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9937 West, latitude 17.9342 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:44 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 01:10:44 / February 22, 2020 @ 1:10 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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