A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 03:25:19 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020066008. Unique identifier: pr2020066008. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7321 West, latitude 17.9633 North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 07:25:19 / March 6, 2020 @ 7:25 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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