A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:58:33 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020153032. Event ids that are associated: pr2020153032. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1063° West, 17.9595° North, depth 12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 20:58:33 / June 1, 2020 @ 8:58 pm.
Event epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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