A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:05 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009mwq. Unique identifier: us70009mwq. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7142° West, 17.9885° North, depth 11.72 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.72 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 23:59:05 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:59 pm.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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