A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:56:08 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020331013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020331013. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9096 West, latitude 17.8365 North, depth = 12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 19:56:08 / November 26, 2020 @ 7:56 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 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 (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Corozal, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, 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. 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.