A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9388 West, latitude 17.9273 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adhr. Id of event: us7000adhr. The temblor was reported at 07:15:17 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:15:17 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:15 am.
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 5 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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