A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: pr2020055002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020055002. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 01:38:10 / February 24, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:10 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7915 West, latitude 18.0183 North, depth = 14 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana Seca, Arroyo, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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