A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007awg. Id of event: us60007awg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 21:04:52 / January 19, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:04:52 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.76 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 13.76 km, -66.7255° West, 17.9349° North.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby 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 Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days six hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 6 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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