A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -66.7636° West, latitude 17.9643° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020036024. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007j0b, pr2020036024. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 12:27:58 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:58 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days one thousand and sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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