A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8397° West, 17.8576° North. The temblor was reported at 21:41:10 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 21:41:10 / January 15, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us700070ia. Event ids that are associated: us700070ia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pájaros, San Antonio, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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