A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:50:14 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020170000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000advf, pr2020170000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 00:50:14 / June 18, 2020 @ 12:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9551 West, latitude 17.9401 North, depth = 12 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 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), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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