A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 06:42:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:42:42 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -66.925° West, 17.929° North. Event id: pt20180050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20180050. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maunabo, Trujillo Alto, Gurabo. Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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