A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:59 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 21:39:59 / November 11, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020316006. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdjq, pr2020316006. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7583° West, 17.9595° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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