A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 00:34:55 / February 3, 2020 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020034001. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007n0m, pr2020034001. The temblor was detected at 20:34:55 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7016 West, latitude 17.9145 North, depth = 6 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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