A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:42 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 10:08:42 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:08 am. Unique identifier: pr2020125029. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020125029. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6973 West, latitude 17.9501 North, depth = 7 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 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), 77 km (48 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, Bayamón.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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