A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 07:33:49 / February 26, 2020 @ 7:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7193° West, 17.9648° North, depth 13 km. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:33:49 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020057011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020057011. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Event 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). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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