A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 07:32:08 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.6928° West, latitude 17.9245° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098n4. Unique identifier: us700098n4. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:32:08 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, San Lorenzo, Levittown.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 8 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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