A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 16:31:42 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:42 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8455 West, latitude 18.9506 North, depth = 28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020167020. Id of event: pr2020167020.
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Vega Alta, Añasco.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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