A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.7076° West, latitude 17.9511° North, depth = 9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 07:40:35 / March 19, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:40:35 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020079005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020079005.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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