A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 07:50:01 / October 11, 2020 @ 7:50 am. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:01 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7i5, pr2020285010. Unique identifier: pr2020285010. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0646 West, latitude 17.9391 North, depth = 11 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, 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 has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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