A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020214002. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b855, pr2020214002. The 3.52-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:07:58 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6841 West, latitude 17.9115 North, depth = 31 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:07:58 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:07 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, San Lorenzo, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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