A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.752 West, latitude 17.946 North, depth = 2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 03:27:00 / August 7, 2020 @ 3:27 am. The temblor was detected at 03:27:00 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pt20220050. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20220050.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loíza, San Isidro, Canovanas. The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 16 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), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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