A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9106° West, 17.94° North. Global time and date of event 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 16:35:00 / September 7, 2020 @ 4:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:35:00 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjbq, pr2020251010. Id of event: pr2020251010.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Comerío, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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