A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020046005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020046005. The temblor was detected at 00:48:36 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6931 West, latitude 17.923 North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 04:48:36 / February 15, 2020 @ 4:48 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Sabana Seca. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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