A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Unique identifier: pr2020122000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020122000. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.6148° West, 17.9546° North. Global time and date of event 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 00:37:20 / May 1, 2020 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:37:20 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yabucoa, San Juan, Trujillo Alto. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km S of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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