A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: usa0006bzk. Event ids that are associated: usa0006bzk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:53:01 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6925° West, 17.8972° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 12:53:01 / January 8, 2020 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 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), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, San Lorenzo, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days one thousand and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-seven 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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