A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 14:17:02 / January 7, 2020 @ 2:17 pm. Event id: usa0006bpm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bpm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7756° West, 18.0386° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:02 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days one thousand and six, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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