A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 03:01:51 / July 11, 2020 @ 3:01 am. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:01:51 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020193010. Unique identifier: pr2020193010. Exact location, longitude -67.0095° West, latitude 17.938° North, depth = 3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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