A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 11:42:01 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0367° West, latitude 17.9021° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007kei. Unique identifier: us70007kei. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 15:42:01 / January 15, 2020 @ 3:42 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Orocovis, Ciales. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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