A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 23:18:46 / October 6, 2020 @ 11:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.12 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, depth 16.12 km, -66.8917° West, 17.9174° North. Unique identifier: us6000c68j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c68j. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:46 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Alta, Naranjito (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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