A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us700099jz. Event ids that are associated: us700099jz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7151 West, latitude 17.9154 North, depth = 12.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:02:22 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.42 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 02:02:22 / May 4, 2020 @ 2:02 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Candelaria Arenas, Candelaria.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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