A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 10:11:14 / January 26, 2020 @ 10:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:11:14 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6958° West, 17.9241° North, depth 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020026018. Unique identifier: pr2020026018.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Ingenio, Dorado (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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