A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 01:01:25 / June 6, 2020 @ 1:01 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020158000. Event ids that are associated: pr2020158000. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -66.8665° West, 17.9406° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:25 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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