A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020014090. Event ids that are associated: pr2020014090. The temblor was detected at 11:26:32 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 15:26:32 / January 14, 2020 @ 3:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0803 West, latitude 17.9816 North, depth = 8 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orocovis, Barceloneta, Coamo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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