A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020027011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020027011, us60007hk7. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 21:06:44 / January 27, 2020 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.863° West, 17.9145° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was reported at 17:06:44 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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