A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 04:19:34 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 04:19:34 / November 3, 2020 @ 4:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9km, pr2020308000. Id of event: pr2020308000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.097° West, 17.9501° North, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coamo, Ciales, Santa Isabel.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 6 km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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