A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event id: pr2020069016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020069016. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.697° West, 17.91° North, depth 6 km. The temblor was reported at 14:17:35 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 18:17:35 / March 9, 2020 @ 6:17 pm UTC/GMT.
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), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Sabana Seca, Bayamón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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