A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 13:28:47 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 13:28:47 / June 23, 2020 @ 1:28 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -66.9771° West, 17.965° North. Unique identifier: pr2020175020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020175020. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 6 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico.
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