A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:27:18 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020123013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020123013, us700098my. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:18 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6983 West, latitude 17.9421 North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 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 twenty, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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