A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7381 West, latitude 18.0158 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020018046. Unique identifier: pr2020018046. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:07:56 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 09:07:56 / January 18, 2020 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 75 km (46 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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