A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7396 West, latitude 17.9561 North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 04:54:16 / January 30, 2020 @ 4:54 am. Event id: pr2020030017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020030017. The temblor was reported at 00:54:16 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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