A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:31:21 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 16:31:21 / June 29, 2020 @ 4:31 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.6026 West, latitude 18.9631 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aefh. Id of event: us7000aefh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. 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: 74 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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