A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7597° West, 17.9401° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700098nq. Unique identifier: us700098nq. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:47:52 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:52 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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, nine hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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