A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzhp, pr2020265014. Id of event: pr2020265014. Global time and date of event 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 22:03:18 / September 21, 2020 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:03:18 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8926 West, latitude 17.878 North, depth = 11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Naranjito, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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