A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600079yv, pr2020018006. Id of event: pr2020018006. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 11:18:57 / January 18, 2020 @ 11:18 am. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:57 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7465° West, 17.9971° North, depth 13 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days five hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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