A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location, longitude -66.6728° West, latitude 17.906° North, depth = 4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020038007. Id of event: pr2020038007. The temblor was detected at 02:12:30 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 06:12:30 / February 7, 2020 @ 6:12 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Rincón, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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