A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000abn8, pr2020166012. Id of event: pr2020166012. The temblor was picked up at 12:46:38 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9356 West, latitude 17.9291 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 12:46:38 / June 14, 2020 @ 12:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 5 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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