A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 10:29:37 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7643° West, latitude 17.9786° North, depth = 13 km. Event id: pr2020254005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020254005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 10:29:37 / September 10, 2020 @ 10:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Levittown, Caguas. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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