A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 07:21:00 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020285009. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7hy, pr2020285009. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 07:21:00 / October 11, 2020 @ 7:21 am. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -67.0581° West, 17.9396° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Morovis. Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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