A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:31:45 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020126010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020126010. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 06:31:45 / May 5, 2020 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5111 West, latitude 17.7298 North, depth = 20 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Las Marías, Yauco.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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