A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020127006. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009aw1, pr2020127006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.702 West, latitude 17.9595 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 05:40:07 / May 6, 2020 @ 5:40 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:07 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, San Juan, Gurabo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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