A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:33:18 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7766 West, latitude 18.0207 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:33:18 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: usa0006bp9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bp9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Caguas, Guaynabo. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days one thousand and one, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety 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.
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