A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020077008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020077008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 08:14:02 / March 17, 2020 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.7268° West, 17.9511° North. The temblor was detected at 04:14:02 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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