A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 15:55:39 / March 12, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:55:39 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7306° West, 17.9736° North, depth 7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020072014. Unique identifier: pr2020072014.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel the quake?
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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.