A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9451° West, latitude 17.95° North, depth = 10 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:15:55 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000adjn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adjn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 08:15:55 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:15 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 4 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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