A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 08:29:53 / February 20, 2020 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007tg2, pr2020051010. Unique identifier: pr2020051010. Exact location, longitude -66.6606° West, latitude 17.9176° North, depth = 7 km. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:53 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gurabo, Cataño, Maunabo.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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