A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 07:30:38 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:30:38 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adi8, pr2020180002. Id of event: pr2020180002. Exact location of event, longitude -66.943 West, latitude 17.9446 North, depth = 9 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Vega Alta, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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