A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 07:21:00 / October 11, 2020 @ 7:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:21:00 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c7hy. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7hy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0261 West, latitude 18.0008 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naranjito, Comerío, Ceiba.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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