A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -66.7558° West, latitude 17.9991° North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020207001. Id of event: pr2020207001. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:16:19 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 06:16:19 / July 25, 2020 @ 6:16 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Patillas, Bayamón. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-five 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: 2 km SE of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico.
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