A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event id: us7000adgx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adgx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9057 West, latitude 17.9192 North, depth = 9.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.77 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:45:05 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:45 am. The temblor was detected at 06:45:05 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caguas, Guaynabo, Levittown (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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