A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.07 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/20 / 2020-06-11 06:51:26 / June 11, 2020 @ 6:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.5819 West, latitude 17.9433 North, depth = 13.07 km. The temblor was reported at 06:51:26 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a9ra. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a9ra.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Juncos, Trujillo Alto.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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