A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020162010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020162010. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6716° West, 17.9541° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 09:07:08 / June 10, 2020 @ 9:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 09:07:08 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Rincón, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km SE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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