A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 11:24:40 / June 12, 2020 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9191° West, 17.9673° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020164011. Id of event: pr2020164011. The temblor was picked up at 11:24:40 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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