A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 12:00:57 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.9195° West, 17.9221° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020180010. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adp7, pr2020180010. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 12:00:57 / June 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Corozal, Aibonito. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 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).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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