A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 11:43:25 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020042014. Event ids that are associated: pr2020042014. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 15:43:25 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7218 West, latitude 17.9538 North, depth = 11 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Caguas, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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