A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020142018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mwq, pr2020142018. Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 23:59:06 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:59:06 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.7396° West, 18.0116° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, San Juan, Cataño.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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