A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9433 West, latitude 17.9613 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:30:39 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:30 am. Event id: us7000adi8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adi8. The temblor was detected at 07:30:39 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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