A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Penuelas in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60007bti. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007bti. Global time and date of event 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 02:17:25 / January 21, 2020 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7315 West, latitude 18.0817 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:17:25 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, Trujillo Alto. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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