A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:33 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: usa0006byn. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006byn. Exact location, longitude -66.7616° West, latitude 18.0052° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 10:25:33 / January 8, 2020 @ 10:25 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Cataño, Caguas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days nine hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand and five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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