A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:01 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adsp, pr2020180021. Unique identifier: pr2020180021. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 16:29:01 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9791° West, 17.9495° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 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-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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