A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0938° West, 17.8745° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000c1l0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1l0. Global time and date of event 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:26:26 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:26:26 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciales, Coamo, Florida (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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