A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.926° West, latitude 17.9363° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:44 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:56:44 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:56 am. Id of earthquake: pr2020180015. Event ids that are associated: us7000adiw, pr2020180015.
Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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