A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 01:55:43 / May 5, 2020 @ 1:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7296° West, 17.9896° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:55:43 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009a7f, pr2020126001. Id of event: pr2020126001. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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