A minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 03:11:04 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 07:11:04 / January 20, 2020 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7306 West, latitude 17.962 North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007b6f, pr2020020004. Unique identifier: pr2020020004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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