A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:36:45 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 05:36:45 / March 7, 2020 @ 5:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7411° West, 17.8818° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020067007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020067007.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Alta, Ceiba, Isabela. The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 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 three, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 12 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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