A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:40:22 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0255° West, latitude 17.9553° North, depth = 6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020202014. Id of event: pr2020202014. Global time and date of event 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 07:40:22 / July 20, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Morovis, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Event 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), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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