A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was detected at 13:12:45 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.9273° West, latitude 17.9283° North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 13:12:45 / June 22, 2020 @ 1:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000agh6, pr2020174008. Unique identifier: pr2020174008.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 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: 5 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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