A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 04:29:04 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0461° West, latitude 17.9884° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c1uh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1uh. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:29:04 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Salinas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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