A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:34:16 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:16 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9511° West, 17.9144° North. Unique identifier: us7000adwz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adwz.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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