A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:25 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8045° West, 17.9973° North, depth 11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000866j, pr2020059049. Unique identifier: pr2020059049. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 17:05:25 / February 28, 2020 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Patillas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-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.
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