A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 04:48:40 / February 12, 2020 @ 4:48 am. Unique identifier: pr2020043003. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007nlc, pr2020043003. The temblor was reported at 00:48:40 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8626° West, 18.0213° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Bayamón, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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