A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:36:17 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020149014. Unique identifier: pr2020149014. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7101 West, latitude 17.979 North, depth = 9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 13:36:17 / May 28, 2020 @ 1:36 pm.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 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), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levittown, Guaynabo, Caguas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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