A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7176° West, 17.9645° North, depth 12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020053012, us70007umq. Unique identifier: pr2020053012. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 04:05:04 / February 22, 2020 @ 4:05 am. The temblor was reported at 00:05:04 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SSW of Tallaboa Alta, Puerto Rico.
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