A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2020172006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020172006. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8628° West, 17.8415° North, depth 13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 11:16:03 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:03 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 15 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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