A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8401 West, latitude 17.9235 North, depth = 16 km. Unique identifier: pr2020013012. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006z60, pr2020013012. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 15:10:27 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:10:27 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Alta, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
How would you describe the shaking?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ESE of Palomas, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.