A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020311000. Event ids that are associated: us7000cb4t, pr2020311000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 00:52:26 / November 6, 2020 @ 12:52 am. The temblor was reported at 00:52:26 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.9555° West, 17.9446° North.
Nearby 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 Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
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 twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 5 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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