A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -66.9808° West, latitude 17.9715° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 19:58:29 / October 1, 2020 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020275007. Unique identifier: pr2020275007. The temblor was picked up at 19:58:29 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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