A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 03:33:31 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020152001. Event ids that are associated: pr2020152001. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.6818° West, 17.9446° North. Global time and date of event 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 03:33:31 / May 31, 2020 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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