A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:48:49 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020180032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20180052, us7000adx7, pr2020180032. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:48:49 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9495 West, latitude 17.9443 North, depth = 13 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Ingenio, Arroyo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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