A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:23:46 / 8:23 pm (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, -66.7008° West, 18.0477° North. Global time and date of event 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 00:23:46 / January 31, 2020 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007kx7. Event ids that are associated: us60007kx7.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yabucoa, Carolina, Maunabo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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