A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7168° West, 17.9371° North, depth 7 km. Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 10:25:06 / May 3, 2020 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:06 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124005, us700099a0. Id of event: pr2020124005.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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