A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Palomas in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020100016. Unique identifier: pr2020100016. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 19:59:42 / April 9, 2020 @ 7:59 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8735 West, latitude 18.007 North, depth = 11 km. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:59:42 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Cidra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 0 km S of Palomas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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