A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lajas in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: usa000608e. Unique identifier: usa000608e. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0445 West, latitude 18.0301 North, depth = 6.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 23:49:24 / January 12, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:49:24 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.17 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Coamo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days nine hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SE of Lajas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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