A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020123025, us7000990b. Id of event: pr2020123025. The temblor was reported at 17:08:00 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 21:08:00 / May 2, 2020 @ 9:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6888° West, 17.9476° North, depth 6 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 12 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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