A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9073 West, latitude 17.8321 North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 20:58:33 / November 26, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:58:33 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020331017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020331017.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Morovis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 15 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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