A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8745 West, latitude 17.8262 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:13:50 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 17:13:50 / November 1, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8zm. Id of event: us7000c8zm.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby 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 Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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