A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: usa0006bnw. Ids that are associated to the event: usa0006bnw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 12:52:34 / January 7, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7219° West, 17.9509° North, depth 10 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:34 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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