A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adwi. Id of event: us7000adwi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 21:59:30 / June 28, 2020 @ 9:59 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:59:30 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9531 West, latitude 17.98 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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