A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:23 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 07:42:23 / July 24, 2020 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.511° West, 17.977° North. Event id: pr2020206006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020206006. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Moca, Canovanas (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 fifty-five, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty-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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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