A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7141 West, latitude 17.9553 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098sw. Id of event: us700098sw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 14:28:09 / May 2, 2020 @ 2:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:28:09 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 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), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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