A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6906 West, latitude 17.908 North, depth = 4 km. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:13 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020017046. Unique identifier: pr2020017046. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 07:34:13 / January 17, 2020 @ 7:34 am.
Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Bayamón, Ingenio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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