A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7362 West, latitude 17.9943 North, depth = 7.12 km. Unique identifier: us70007k6i. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k6i. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:39:39 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 19:39:39 / February 4, 2020 @ 7:39 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Levittown, Caguas.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 2 km W of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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