A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7021 West, latitude 17.9348 North, depth = 6 km. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:27:37 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020123040. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098pz, pr2020123040. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 12:27:37 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:27 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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