A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Domingo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7517° West, 18.0463° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us60007c8q. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007c8q. Global time and date of event 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 17:36:24 / January 21, 2020 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:36:24 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Patillas, Caguas. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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