A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Sunday. Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 21:38:45 / September 6, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:45 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8928 West, latitude 17.8217 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bj2n. Event ids that are associated: us7000bj2n.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Naranjito, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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