A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6665 West, latitude 17.9496 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 08:38:28 / May 3, 2020 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020124014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020124014. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:38:28 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Rincón, Guaynabo. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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