A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 08:01:32 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 08:01:32 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:01 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adj2. Unique identifier: us7000adj2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9286° West, 17.891° North.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 9 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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