A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: us70006y85. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006y85. Exact location of event, longitude -66.719 West, latitude 17.8901 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:19:06 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 07:19:06 / January 11, 2020 @ 7:19 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Lorenzo, Levittown, Guaynabo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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