A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1u7. Id of event: us6000c1u7. The temblor was detected at 04:39:36 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.0576° West, 17.915° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:39:36 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:39 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Salinas, Orocovis (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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