A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 36 km, -66.2625° West, 18.888° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:19:03 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 17:19:03 / March 30, 2020 @ 5:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020090015. Unique identifier: pr2020090015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Barranquitas, Gurabo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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