A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:26:27 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:26 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:27 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0588 West, latitude 17.9541 North, depth = 11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1l0, pr2020270012. Id of event: pr2020270012.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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