A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:10:59 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7596° West, 17.9094° North. Event id: usa0006bp1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0006bp1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:10:59 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Dorado, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days nine hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days one thousand and four and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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