A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 07:48:24 / May 11, 2020 @ 7:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020132001. Unique identifier: pr2020132001. The temblor was reported at 03:48:24 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7156° West, 17.9701° North, depth 9 km.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 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), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Gurabo, San Lorenzo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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