A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7637° West, 17.9829° North. Unique identifier: us70007txj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007txj. The temblor was reported at 19:59:41 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 23:59:41 / February 20, 2020 @ 11:59 pm.
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), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Patillas, Bayamón.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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