A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 06:29:18 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 10:29:18 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020125030. Event ids that are associated: pr2020125030. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.7273° West, 17.9703° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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