A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:10:56 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 23:10:56 / November 7, 2020 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cby1, pr2020312009. Id of event: pr2020312009. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8721 West, latitude 17.9021 North, depth = 14 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Naranjito, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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