A light earthquake magnitude 4.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:45:06 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:45:06 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adgx, pr2020180003. Unique identifier: pr2020180003. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9393° West, 17.9461° North, depth 8 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 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), 87 km (54 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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