A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0776 West, latitude 17.9395 North, depth = 11 km. Global time and date of event 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 03:16:33 / September 11, 2020 @ 3:16 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:16:33 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020255000. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000blki, pr2020255000.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Orocovis, Ciales.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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