A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Domingo in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/20 / 2020-04-04 02:40:07 / April 4, 2020 @ 2:40 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008naj. Id of event: us70008naj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7461° West, 18.0545° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:40:07 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Patillas, Caguas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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