A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0571° West, 17.8765° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 07:50:01 / October 11, 2020 @ 7:50 am. Event id: us6000c7i5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7i5. The temblor was picked up at 07:50:01 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orocovis, Ciales, Coamo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 10 km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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