A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 11:49:22 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:49:22 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000adnu. Event ids that are associated: us7000adnu. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9224° West, 17.9155° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Naranjito, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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