A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9366° West, latitude 17.9493° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:27:26 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 23:27:26 / June 23, 2020 @ 11:27 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2020175035. Event ids that are associated: us6000ahip, pr2020175035. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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