A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:29 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020123048. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098u2, pr2020123048. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 15:32:29 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7176 West, latitude 17.9363 North, depth = 7 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Caguas. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 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 fifty, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 12 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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