A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 03:35:55 / May 3, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7061 West, latitude 17.9673 North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was reported at 23:35:55 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000995m, pr2020124004. Unique identifier: pr2020124004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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