A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020125001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020125001, us700099jz. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7271° West, latitude 17.9251° North, depth = 7 km. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:23 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 02:02:23 / May 4, 2020 @ 2:02 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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