A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9935° West, 17.9523° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 21:43:36 / January 13, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zeh, pr2020013021. Id of event: pr2020013021. The temblor was detected at 17:43:36 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Corozal, Aibonito, Coco. Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days three hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km SSE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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