A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 05:41:43 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:41 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020124001. Event ids that are associated: pr2020124001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7458 West, latitude 17.9708 North, depth = 11 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:43 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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