A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 01:43:07 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:43 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:43:07 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.15 km, -66.7103° West, 17.944° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.15 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007deq. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007deq.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 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), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-one 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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