A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:21 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.7081° West, latitude 17.9433° North, depth = 6 km. Event id: pr2020123016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20123052, us700098n5, pr2020123016. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:32:21 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:32 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto, San Juan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 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 twenty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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