A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9408 West, latitude 17.9645 North, depth = 9 km. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:53 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 00:55:53 / June 2, 2020 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020154001. Event ids that are associated: us6000a41p, pr2020154001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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