A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr2020249001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bi9z, pr2020249001. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.62-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:08:14 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 04:08:14 / September 5, 2020 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.598° West, 17.9668° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Lares, Yauco. Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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