A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20180050, us7000adgu, pr2020180001. Id of event: pr2020180001. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:42:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:42:42 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9415 West, latitude 17.9396 North, depth = 11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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). Event epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-five 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 5 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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