A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 02:31:13 / June 18, 2020 @ 2:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020170001. Unique identifier: pr2020170001. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1066 West, latitude 17.9211 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:31:13 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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