A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:30:02 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 05:30:02 / November 10, 2020 @ 5:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020315001. Unique identifier: pr2020315001. Exact location, longitude -67.1268° West, latitude 17.9288° North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Santa Isabel, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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