A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020216000. Id of event: pr2020216000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.984 West, latitude 17.9645 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 02:52:26 / August 3, 2020 @ 2:52 am. The temblor was reported at 02:52:26 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 39 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 6 km E of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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