A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global time and date of event 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 02:24:33 / January 21, 2020 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020021022. Id of event: pr2020021022. Exact location, longitude -66.7173° West, latitude 17.9926° North, depth = 15 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:33 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 0 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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