A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 17:55:49 / June 20, 2020 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020172010. Id of event: pr2020172010. The temblor was reported at 17:55:49 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7423° West, 17.9571° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patillas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 5 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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