A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020285005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020285005. The epicenter was at a depth of 114 km (71 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:06:32 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 114 km, -66.7253° West, 18.5393° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 03:06:32 / October 11, 2020 @ 3:06 am.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Trujillo Alto, Salinas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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