A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 08:48:37 / October 11, 2020 @ 8:48 am. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:37 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -67.0758° West, 17.9283° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020285012. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7ib, pr2020285012.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orocovis, Ciales, Coamo.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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