A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event id: us6000bzxa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzxa. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:27 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 02:05:27 / September 23, 2020 @ 2:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0941 West, latitude 17.9094 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coamo, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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