A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Potala Pastillo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 17:10:42 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.24 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000abf1. Event ids that are associated: us6000abf1. Exact location, longitude -66.5733° West, latitude 17.8942° North, depth = 7.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 17:10:42 / June 13, 2020 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Las Piedras, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SW of Potala Pastillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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