A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: pr2020087032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hls, pr2020087032. Global time and date of event 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 23:41:19 / March 27, 2020 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7763 West, latitude 17.9961 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 19:41:19 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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