A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:05 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020127022. Unique identifier: pr2020127022. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.6981° West, 17.9451° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 13:11:05 / May 6, 2020 @ 1:11 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 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 thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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