A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:40:06 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.87 km, -66.6678° West, 17.9394° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.87 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 05:40:06 / May 6, 2020 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009aw1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009aw1.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juncos, Yabucoa, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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