A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 04:06:01 / March 23, 2020 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7295 West, latitude 18.0175 North, depth = 15 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020083004. Unique identifier: pr2020083004. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:06:01 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Patillas, Guaynabo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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