A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8628° West, 17.8861° North, depth 9 km. The temblor was detected at 12:44:20 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 16:44:20 / January 14, 2020 @ 4:44 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020014014. Event ids that are associated: us70006zpr, pr2020014014.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta. The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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