A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020123044. Unique identifier: pr2020123044. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:16:43 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 15:16:43 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:16 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7118 West, latitude 17.9536 North, depth = 7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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