A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 13:07:29 / March 13, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:07:29 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -66.736° West, 17.8845° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020073013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020073013.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria, Toa Baja, Campanilla. Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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