A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.6958° West, latitude 17.9655° North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was reported at 17:16:47 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020123067. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020123067. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 21:16:47 / May 2, 2020 @ 9:16 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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