A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007awg, pr2020019052. Id of event: pr2020019052. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 21:04:53 / January 19, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:04:53 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7441 West, latitude 18.0118 North, depth = 6 km.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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