A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:08:50 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020128006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009c1h, pr2020128006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7128 West, latitude 17.918 North, depth = 4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 23:08:50 / May 7, 2020 @ 11:08 pm.
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 earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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