A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020167003. Unique identifier: pr2020167003. Exact location, longitude -66.9788° West, latitude 17.9536° North, depth = 9 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:15 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 02:21:15 / June 15, 2020 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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