A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 00:16:48 / January 28, 2020 @ 12:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.99 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007htk. Unique identifier: us60007htk. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6865 West, latitude 17.9329 North, depth = 12.99 km. The temblor was detected at 20:16:48 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juncos, Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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