A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 07:18:43 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006vpb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006vpb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 11:18:43 / January 7, 2020 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7294° West, 17.9824° North.
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 Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo. Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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