A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.67-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:16:24 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009hw9, pr2020137001. Id of event: pr2020137001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 08:16:24 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7446 West, latitude 17.9688 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataño, Levittown, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 six, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 1 km WSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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