A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 23:12:47 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:12:47 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9474 West, latitude 17.8255 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000adxu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adxu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Comerío, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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