A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:43:44 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 10:43:44 / March 20, 2020 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.6084° West, 17.7052° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us70008ctp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008ctp.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mayagüez, San Germán, Hormigueros (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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