A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.682° West, latitude 17.9154° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us700098my. Event ids that are associated: us700098my. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:27:18 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:27 am. The temblor was detected at 07:27:18 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 9 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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