A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020055021. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020055021. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 11:26:45 / February 24, 2020 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9886 West, latitude 17.9563 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:26:45 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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