A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 17:23:19 / February 10, 2020 @ 5:23 pm. Event id: pr2020041012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020041012. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:19 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.721 West, latitude 17.982 North, depth = 16 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and sixty-eight 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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