A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.8046° West, 17.9278° North. The temblor was picked up at 18:19:14 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 18:19:14 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:19 pm. Event id: pr2020180019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020180019. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arroyo, San Antonio, Toa Alta. Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 7 km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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