A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.0209° West, latitude 17.9514° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 03:13:39 / March 17, 2020 @ 3:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gxl. Unique identifier: us60008gxl. The temblor was detected at 23:13:39 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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