A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adjn, pr2020180020. Unique identifier: pr2020180020. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:55 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 08:15:55 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.9555° West, latitude 17.9325° North, depth = 11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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