A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 21:22:17 / June 14, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020166020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020166020. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9416 West, latitude 17.9168 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was detected at 21:22:17 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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