A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location, longitude -66.9653° West, latitude 17.9388° North, depth = 10 km. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:37 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 02:43:37 / June 22, 2020 @ 2:43 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020174002. Unique identifier: pr2020174002. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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