A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:26:08 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 09:26:08 / September 7, 2020 @ 9:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0731° West, 17.9453° North, depth 11 km. Event id: pr2020251005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020251005.
Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Manatí, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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