A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2020180023. Event ids that are associated: us7000adhe, pr2020180023. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9386 West, latitude 17.9355 North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was detected at 06:54:22 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:54:22 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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