A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020123012. Unique identifier: pr2020123012. The temblor was picked up at 07:17:16 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:17:16 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.6995° West, latitude 17.9405° North, depth = 6 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Levittown (min 5000 pop). The epicenter 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), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
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 sixteen, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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