A minor earthquake magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:27:21 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7016 West, latitude 17.9268 North, depth = 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098ty, pr2020123017. Unique identifier: pr2020123017. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 15:27:21 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gurabo, Cataño, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and four and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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