A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 07:27:42 / January 13, 2020 @ 7:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa00060f6. Id of event: usa00060f6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7512 West, latitude 18.0076 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:27:42 / 3:27 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 Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ESE of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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