A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7348° West, 17.9163° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098mr, pr2020123011. Id of event: pr2020123011. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:22 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:23:22 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:23 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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