A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) strikes Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Tuesday. Event id: pr2020252011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020252011. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:42:35 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0118 West, latitude 17.98 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 07:42:35 / September 8, 2020 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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