A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70007lup. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007lup. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6668° West, 17.9038° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 03:22:14 / February 9, 2020 @ 3:22 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:22:14 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Isabela, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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