A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:30:18 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9966° West, 17.9665° North, depth 8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 21:30:18 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020173009. Event ids that are associated: pr2020173009.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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