A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.731 West, latitude 17.9842 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 13:21:33 / February 1, 2020 @ 1:21 pm. Event id: us60007m4j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007m4j. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:33 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby 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 Cataño, Levittown, Guaynabo.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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