A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1wl. Id of event: us6000c1wl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 10:49:14 / September 27, 2020 @ 10:49 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:49:14 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2489° West, 17.6879° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Lares, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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