A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 16:17:10 / March 10, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020070018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020070018. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:10 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0376° West, 17.9251° North, depth 6 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 5 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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