A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global time and date of event 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 22:23:28 / July 13, 2020 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -65.589 West, latitude 17.8865 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020195005. Unique identifier: pr2020195005. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:23:28 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Naranjito, Barranquitas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven 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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