A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 23:36:50 / March 21, 2020 @ 11:36 pm. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:36:50 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8958 West, latitude 18.785 North, depth = 62 km. Unique identifier: pr2020081023. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020081023, us70008dsv.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Ingenio, San Germán (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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