A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Global time and date of event 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 02:43:32 / July 20, 2020 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:32 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9903° West, latitude 17.969° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: pr2020202001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020202001.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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