A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: us7000bjbs. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjbs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9133 West, latitude 17.9276 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 16:47:56 / September 7, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:47:56 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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