A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 01:17:40 / May 3, 2020 @ 1:17 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000994f. Event ids that are associated: us7000994f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6073 West, latitude 18.6256 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 20:17:40 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Cabo Rojo, Las Marías. Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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