A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 12:50:22 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020123019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020123019. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7133° West, 17.9588° North, depth 9 km. The temblor was detected at 08:50:22 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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