A minor earthquake magnitude 3.71 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Domingo in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 01:28:08 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7346° West, 18.0016° North, depth 15 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020021004. Event ids that are associated: us60007bw7, pr2020021004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 05:28:08 / January 21, 2020 @ 5:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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