A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 22:28:50 / August 6, 2020 @ 10:28 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:28:50 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020219003. Event ids that are associated: us6000bacv, pr2020219003. Exact location of event, longitude -66.758 West, latitude 17.9911 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Caguas, Guaynabo. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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