A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/20 / 2020-06-11 07:15:35 / June 11, 2020 @ 7:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:15:35 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1116° West, latitude 17.9586° North, depth = 12 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020163014. Event ids that are associated: pr2020163014.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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