A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:02:46 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8568° West, latitude 17.8678° North, depth = 11 km. Unique identifier: pr2020058009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020058009. Global time and date of event 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 07:02:46 / February 27, 2020 @ 7:02 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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