A minor earthquake magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 01:39:49 / October 26, 2020 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -66.9755° West, 17.96° North. The temblor was reported at 01:39:49 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020300000. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd4q, pr2020300000.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico.
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