A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 3.28-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:52 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7576 West, latitude 17.9471 North, depth = 9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020123034. Id of event: pr2020123034. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 11:47:52 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caguas, Bayamón, Sabana Seca.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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