A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 10:03:22 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 14:03:22 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:03 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020013011. Id of event: pr2020013011. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7081° West, 17.942° North, depth 8 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, Cataño. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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