A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:09:33 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.9871° West, latitude 17.9575° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:09:33 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: usa0005z8i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usa0005z8i.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight hundred and five, in the last 10 days one thousand and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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