A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008dd2, pr2020081004. Unique identifier: pr2020081004. The 3.55-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:02 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 02:28:02 / March 21, 2020 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5136 West, latitude 17.6061 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Añasco, Yauco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guánica (c. 9 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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