A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8314 West, latitude 17.8777 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000a7cl. Event ids that are associated: us6000a7cl. Global time and date of event 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 04:05:59 / June 7, 2020 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:59 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cayey, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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