A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4ku, pr2020209002. Unique identifier: pr2020209002. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 05:17:00 / July 27, 2020 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:17:00 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.843° West, 17.969° North, depth 13 km.
Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pájaros, Toa Alta, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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