A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020227000. Event ids that are associated: us6000beie, pr2020227000. Exact location, longitude -66.7476° West, latitude 18.0075° North, depth = 16 km. The temblor was reported at 02:07:29 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 02:07:29 / August 14, 2020 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Patillas (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 two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ESE of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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