A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ck6l, pr2020331023. Id of event: pr2020331023. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.904° West, 17.8406° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:35:33 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 23:35:33 / November 26, 2020 @ 11:35 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Morovis (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 14 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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