A minor earthquake magnitude 3.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b12, pr2020020000. Id of event: pr2020020000. The temblor was picked up at 21:26:06 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7406 West, latitude 18.009 North, depth = 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 01:26:06 / January 20, 2020 @ 1:26 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 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 Juncos, Maunabo, Trujillo Alto.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km S of Tallaboa Alta, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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