A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0511° West, 17.925° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7ib. Id of event: us6000c7ib. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 temblor was detected at 08:48:37 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Barceloneta, Orocovis.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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