A minor earthquake magnitude 3.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Adjuntas in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 13:00:35 / April 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:00:35 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7846 West, latitude 18.0723 North, depth = 6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008qki, pr2020098013. Id of event: pr2020098013.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gurabo, San Lorenzo, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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