A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The 3.74-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:51:41 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -66.6351° West, 17.9215° North. Event id: pr2020027009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007h9r, pr2020027009. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 14:51:41 / January 27, 2020 @ 2:51 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, Juncos, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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