A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0559 West, latitude 17.8532 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:26:40 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000c1ts. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1ts. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:26:40 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Barceloneta, Coco (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 fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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