A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020087035. Event ids that are associated: pr2020087035, us70008hjx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 21:46:14 / March 27, 2020 @ 9:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.4561° West, 17.6408° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:14 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Maricao, Yauco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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