A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.8496° West, latitude 18.0073° North, depth = 14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 20:30:52 / April 1, 2020 @ 8:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020092032. Id of event: pr2020092032. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:30:52 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campanilla, Dorado, Toa Baja.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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