A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 01:35:54 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009avz, pr2020127007. Unique identifier: pr2020127007. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6988 West, latitude 17.9593 North, depth = 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 05:35:54 / May 6, 2020 @ 5:35 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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