A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: pr2020022002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020022002. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6676 West, latitude 17.9533 North, depth = 13 km. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 04:57:45 / January 22, 2020 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:57:45 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Rincón, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 6 km SE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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