A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 21:32:07 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8425 West, latitude 17.9091 North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 21:32:07 / June 18, 2020 @ 9:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020170026. Unique identifier: pr2020170026.
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 Cidra, Vega Alta, Guayama. Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-seven 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: 9 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.
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