A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 04:56:07 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -67.008° West, 17.9651° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 04:56:07 / September 10, 2020 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020254001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkvx, pr2020254001.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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