A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b99. Id of event: us60007b99. The temblor was detected at 05:33:53 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7471 West, latitude 17.9789 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 09:33:53 / January 20, 2020 @ 9:33 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, San Lorenzo, Cataño (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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