A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 16:47:07 / May 31, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth 16.58 km, -66.7473° West, 17.9317° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a37p. Id of event: us6000a37p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.58 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:47:07 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Lorenzo, Cataño, Levittown. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
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-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km SSW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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