A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: us700071pf. Event ids that are associated: us700071pf. The temblor was reported at 11:13:17 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 15:13:17 / January 17, 2020 @ 3:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7742° West, 17.9757° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Patillas, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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