A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020171017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020171017. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7336 West, latitude 18.0088 North, depth = 12 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:44 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 16:36:44 / June 19, 2020 @ 4:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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