A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:52:46 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020032026. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020032026. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 15:52:46 / February 1, 2020 @ 3:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7461 West, latitude 18.0161 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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