A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.7525° West, latitude 18.0154° North, depth = 30.24 km. Unique identifier: usa0006bnb. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnb. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:42 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:49:42 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.24 km (19 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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