A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 00:58:37 / June 21, 2020 @ 12:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:58:37 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.8695° West, latitude 17.8581° North, depth = 14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020173000. Id of event: pr2020173000.
Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela. Close 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 and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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