A light earthquake magnitude 4.34 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.9231° West, latitude 17.9351° North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was reported at 11:54:21 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 11:54:21 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:54 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020180009. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adp3, pr2020180009. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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