A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 09:36:05 / June 13, 2020 @ 9:36 am. Exact location, longitude -66.9274° West, latitude 17.835° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ab7n. Unique identifier: us6000ab7n. The temblor was reported at 09:36:05 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Guayama, Cayey (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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