A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7645° West, 18.0336° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:55:49 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: usa0006bnc. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:55:49 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Cataño, Patillas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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