A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 13:25:38 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0836° West, latitude 17.9538° North, depth = 11 km. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 13:25:38 / June 24, 2020 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020176021. Event ids that are associated: pr2020176021.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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