A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.7271° West, latitude 17.9513° North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:33:21 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 08:33:21 / February 4, 2020 @ 8:33 am. Unique identifier: pr2020035018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020035018.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Patillas, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.