A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020280001. Unique identifier: pr2020280001. The temblor was detected at 01:25:10 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7861° West, 18.0185° North, depth 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 01:25:10 / October 6, 2020 @ 1:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Bayamón, Sabana Seca.
Each 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 fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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