A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020020013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020020013, us60007bjq. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.7233° West, 17.9425° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 20:00:05 / January 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:00:05 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, Cataño (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 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), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days six hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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