A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.733 West, latitude 17.9878 North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was reported at 02:25:06 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020083006. Id of event: pr2020083006. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 06:25:06 / March 23, 2020 @ 6:25 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Patillas, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 1 km WSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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