A minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7393 West, latitude 17.9995 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was detected at 04:14:48 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020015002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020015002. Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 08:14:48 / January 15, 2020 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 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), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, San Juan, Cataño (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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