A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 03:41:14 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020178004. Event ids that are associated: us7000abv2, pr2020178004. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 03:41:14 / June 26, 2020 @ 3:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.8948° West, 17.928° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 5 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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