A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzx0. Id of event: us6000bzx0. The temblor was detected at 01:08:27 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.48 km, -67.1173° West, 17.9069° North. Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 01:08:27 / September 23, 2020 @ 1:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.48 km (8 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciales, Coamo, Florida. Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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