A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020084011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020084011. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9813 West, latitude 17.9445 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 10:11:48 / March 24, 2020 @ 10:11 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:11:48 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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