A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0366° West, 17.946° North, depth 6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 21:28:43 / February 24, 2020 @ 9:28 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:28:43 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020055035. Event ids that are associated: pr2020055035.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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