A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 10:17:26 / January 7, 2020 @ 10:17 am. All ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bml. Unique identifier: usa0006bml. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:26 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7467 West, latitude 17.907 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón. The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days nine hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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