A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 08:37:44 / January 1, 2020 @ 8:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.92 km (17 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:44 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006t3f. Id of event: us70006t3f. Exact location, longitude -67.5557° West, latitude 18.8855° North, depth = 26.92 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Quebradillas, Moca (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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