A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 04:59:20 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 04:59:20 / June 27, 2020 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9185° West, 17.8973° North, depth 11 km. Unique identifier: pr2020179002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020179002. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km S of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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