A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Jauca in Puerto Rico. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:48:55 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020153011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020153011. Global time and date of event 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 08:48:55 / June 1, 2020 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.3398° West, 17.9618° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lajas, Las Marías, San Germán. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two thousand and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km ESE of Jauca, Puerto Rico.
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