A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020094012. Event ids that are associated: pr2020094012, us70008mcz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -66.7956° West, 17.9623° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:10 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 06:35:10 / April 3, 2020 @ 6:35 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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