A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Espino in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -67.0493° West, 18.2703° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 00:17:31 / May 7, 2020 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:17:31 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020128000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020128000, us70009bgt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Corozal, Vega Alta. Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 6 km E of Espino, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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