A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020062004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020062004. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7178 West, latitude 18.6513 North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 02:47:17 / March 2, 2020 @ 2:47 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:47:17 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lajas, Aibonito, Coamo. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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