A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr2020151013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020151013. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:31:03 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 22:31:03 / May 30, 2020 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7633 West, latitude 17.9941 North, depth = 13 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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