A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020167011. Unique identifier: pr2020167011. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8678° West, 17.828° North, depth 7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 06:44:29 / June 15, 2020 @ 6:44 am. The temblor was reported at 06:44:29 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Morovis, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 16 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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