A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020013014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020013014. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:43:26 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 16:43:26 / January 13, 2020 @ 4:43 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.6915° West, latitude 17.9148° North, depth = 6 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Levittown, Guaynabo. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and six, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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