A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 15:51:31 / October 11, 2020 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020285018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020285018. The temblor was detected at 15:51:31 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.068° West, latitude 17.9358° North, depth = 12 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Salinas, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 4 km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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