A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 13:37:09 / May 11, 2020 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020132015. Id of event: pr2020132015. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6908° West, 17.957° North, depth 7 km. The temblor was detected at 09:37:09 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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