A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 19:44:14 / March 19, 2020 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7423° West, 18.0045° North, depth 18 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:14 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020079033. Id of event: pr2020079033. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Patillas, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km WNW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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