A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:05:34 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 09:05:34 / June 8, 2020 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -66.8726° West, 17.9445° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020160003. Id of event: pr2020160003.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayama, Cidra, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-two 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. 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 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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