A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us70007ke9. Event ids that are associated: us70007ke9. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7233 West, latitude 18.0059 North, depth = 6.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.28 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 05:11:44 / January 15, 2020 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:44 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and five, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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