A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7281° West, latitude 18.0036° North, depth = 13 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 05:01:08 / June 8, 2020 @ 5:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020160002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020160002. The temblor was picked up at 05:01:08 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 1 km NW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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