A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:38 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020247008, us7000bh9c. Id of event: pr2020247008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 16:31:38 / September 3, 2020 @ 4:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -65.45° West, 18.0033° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Guaynabo, Cruz Bay. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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