A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 13:55:26 / May 2, 2020 @ 1:55 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us700098s6, pr2020123038. Unique identifier: pr2020123038. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7425 West, latitude 17.9351 North, depth = 7 km. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:55:26 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ingenio, Patillas, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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-five, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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