A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 00:13:24 / July 24, 2020 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000b33b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b33b. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7263 West, latitude 17.9829 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:13:24 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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