A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 22:27:00 / October 10, 2020 @ 10:27 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c7ee. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7ee. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:27:00 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.049 West, latitude 17.8456 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Coamo, Florida.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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