A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2020034000. Event ids that are associated: us60007n0j, pr2020034000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 00:33:18 / February 3, 2020 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.701° West, 17.9095° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:18 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gurabo, Maunabo, Cataño (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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