A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:09:36 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020035020. Id of event: pr2020035020. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7506 West, latitude 17.948 North, depth = 14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 10:09:36 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:09 am.
Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Patillas, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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