A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa Alta in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.706° West, 18.0276° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 04:05:05 / February 22, 2020 @ 4:05 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:05 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007umq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007umq.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Caguas, Patillas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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