A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6943° West, 17.9153° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was reported at 20:16:48 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 00:16:48 / January 28, 2020 @ 12:16 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007htk, pr2020028000. Id of event: pr2020028000.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Levittown, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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