A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2020273018. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2y6, pr2020273018. Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 22:57:12 / September 29, 2020 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:57:12 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.067 West, latitude 17.9415 North, depth = 11 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Salinas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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