A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 01:06:43 / February 3, 2020 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034006, us60007n1e. Unique identifier: pr2020034006. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:43 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.7075° West, 17.9198° North.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Ingenio, Dorado (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 9 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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