A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adj2, pr2020180016. Unique identifier: pr2020180016. Exact location of event, longitude -66.934 West, latitude 17.9308 North, depth = 12 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred 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.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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