A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 23:44:25 / September 22, 2020 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.1028° West, latitude 17.9496° North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020266014. Id of event: pr2020266014. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:44:25 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Orocovis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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