A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1164 West, latitude 17.8447 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c1ky. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1ky. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:14:43 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:43 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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