A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:44 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000adiw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adiw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9285° West, 17.9481° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:56:44 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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