A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.63 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bfag. Unique identifier: us6000bfag. Exact location of event, depth 27.63 km, -66.7339° West, 18.008° North. The temblor was reported at 19:54:18 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 19:54:18 / August 15, 2020 @ 7:54 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km NW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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