A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cby1. Unique identifier: us7000cby1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8589 West, latitude 17.8333 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 23:10:56 / November 7, 2020 @ 11:10 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:10:56 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Corozal, Cayey (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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