A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 00:28:53 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9821 West, latitude 17.9373 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 00:28:53 / June 26, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020178000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abrx, pr2020178000.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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