A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event id: us7000cqbt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqbt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.23 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0313° West, 17.9189° North, depth 26.23 km. Global time and date of event 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 17:18:19 / December 11, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:18:19 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Morovis, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and twenty 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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