A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020171006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020171006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7598 West, latitude 17.9095 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 05:00:09 / June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:00:09 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Pájaros, Toa Alta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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