A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020040005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lus, pr2020040005. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 03:25:11 / February 9, 2020 @ 3:25 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6761° West, 17.9133° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was detected at 23:25:11 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Event 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 seventy-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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