A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from G. L. Garcia in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 16:31:43 / June 21, 2020 @ 4:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:31:43 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020173005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020173005. Exact location, longitude -66.1218° West, latitude 18.0983° North, depth = 25 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Isabel Segunda, Guayanilla. Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 3 km SSW of G. L. Garcia, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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