A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -67.0671° West, 17.938° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:38:38 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:38:38 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020270013. Event ids that are associated: us6000c1l9, pr2020270013.
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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