A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:32:09 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0635 West, latitude 17.9426 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:32:09 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020271007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020271007.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Salinas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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