A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 08:07:04 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:07 am. The temblor was reported at 04:07:04 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7125° West, 17.9283° North, depth 6 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020014003. Event ids that are associated: us70006zj7, pr2020014003.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Levittown. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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