A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2020063022. Event ids that are associated: us600088lq, pr2020063022. The temblor was detected at 07:47:47 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 11:47:47 / March 3, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7278 West, latitude 17.9638 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana Seca, Patillas, Ingenio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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