A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.6858° West, 17.978° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 02:53:18 / May 4, 2020 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:53:18 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020125013. Event ids that are associated: pr2020125013.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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