A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7438 West, latitude 18.0071 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70006vuk. Event ids that are associated: us70006vuk. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 17:59:37 / January 7, 2020 @ 5:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:59:37 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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