A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bczd, pr2020238011. Id of event: pr2020238011. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.779 West, latitude 18.031 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:05:53 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 22:05:53 / August 25, 2020 @ 10:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and thirty 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.
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