A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 07:25:42 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9512° West, 17.9397° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adi0. Unique identifier: us7000adi0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:25:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:25 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six 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.
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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. 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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