A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:56 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7338° West, 17.9855° North, depth 6 km. Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 16:36:56 / January 15, 2020 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event id: pr2020015061. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020015061.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days five hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty 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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