A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.715 West, latitude 17.9808 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 00:23:45 / January 31, 2020 @ 12:23 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020031000. Event ids that are associated: us60007kx7, pr2020031000. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:23:45 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Lorenzo, Cataño, Levittown.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-five 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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