A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Unique identifier: pr2020018008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020018008. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:29 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 15:27:29 / January 18, 2020 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7616 West, latitude 17.9898 North, depth = 15 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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