A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 21:43:57 / June 28, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.948 West, latitude 17.9458 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The 3.73-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:57 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020180029. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adwd, pr2020180029.
The 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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