A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:25:27 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098nf. Id of event: us700098nf. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:25:27 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7233° West, latitude 17.9513° North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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