A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 12:23:56 / May 3, 2020 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7298 West, latitude 17.9686 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:23:56 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020124033. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124033.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 3 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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