A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020123020. Event ids that are associated: us700098sw, pr2020123020. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:28:09 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 14:28:09 / May 2, 2020 @ 2:28 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.7096° West, latitude 17.9788° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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