A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7405° West, latitude 17.9038° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020013071. Event ids that are associated: pr2020013071. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 09:52:25 / January 13, 2020 @ 9:52 am. The temblor was detected at 05:52:25 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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