A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:10:46 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:46 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adwn. Unique identifier: us7000adwn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9467 West, latitude 17.8404 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Aibonito. The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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