A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020123022. Unique identifier: pr2020123022. The 3.73-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:36:09 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:36:09 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6735 West, latitude 17.8426 North, depth = 16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, San Lorenzo, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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