A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:35:55 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000995m. Unique identifier: us7000995m. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 03:35:55 / May 3, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6796° West, 17.9267° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Sabana Seca, Bayamón. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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