A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020035022. Unique identifier: pr2020035022. The temblor was reported at 07:02:08 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.99° West, 17.9651° North, depth 13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 11:02:08 / February 4, 2020 @ 11:02 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km E of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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