A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 23:01:08 / March 8, 2020 @ 11:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.706 West, latitude 17.9403 North, depth = 13 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020068053. Event ids that are associated: pr2020068053. The temblor was reported at 19:01:08 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Bayamón, Sabana Seca.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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