A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 17:05:24 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 17:05:24 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5811 West, latitude 17.9081 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000abev, pr2020165019. Id of event: pr2020165019.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Juncos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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