A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 07:58:52 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020180014. Event ids that are associated: us7000adiy, pr2020180014. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:58:52 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9438 West, latitude 17.9238 North, depth = 13 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), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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