A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.728° West, 17.9788° North. Event id: pr2020101001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020101001. The temblor was reported at 21:38:42 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 01:38:42 / April 10, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (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), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 2 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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