A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 21:10:03 / March 9, 2020 @ 9:10 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:10:03 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6756 West, latitude 17.969 North, depth = 13 km. Unique identifier: pr2020069020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020069020. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Levittown, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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