A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 13:33:25 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.0651° West, latitude 17.9356° North, depth = 11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2kj, pr2020273012. Unique identifier: pr2020273012. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 13:33:25 / September 29, 2020 @ 1:33 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Orocovis, Ciales (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 4 km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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