A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.6925° West, latitude 17.9075° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 15:27:20 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:27:20 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us700098ty. Event ids that are associated: us700098ty.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gurabo, Cataño, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 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), 57 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each 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 nineteen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and two 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. 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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