A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Penuelas in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 00:54:04 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7199° West, 18.1224° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 04:54:04 / January 29, 2020 @ 4:54 am. Unique identifier: us60007isr. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007isr.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Gurabo, Trujillo Alto. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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