A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 15:32:28 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7203° West, 17.8809° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098u2. Unique identifier: us700098u2. The temblor was detected at 11:32:28 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Aguadilla, Isabela.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 12 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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