A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.7245° West, latitude 17.9388° North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:17:25 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124008. Id of event: pr2020124008. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 12:17:25 / May 3, 2020 @ 12:17 pm.
Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Bayamón, Sabana Seca. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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