A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Jobos in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020304003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020304003. Exact location of event, depth 22 km, -66.1183° West, 17.4301° North. The temblor was detected at 14:01:32 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 14:01:32 / October 30, 2020 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Cayey, Yabucoa. Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cayey (c. 18 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coamo (c. 11 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arroyo (c. 7 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Isabel (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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