A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Jauca in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 17:10:43 / June 1, 2020 @ 5:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:10:43 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.3368 West, latitude 17.9526 North, depth = 8 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020153025. Event ids that are associated: pr2020153025.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo, Camuy, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km ESE of Jauca, Puerto Rico.
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