A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9521 West, latitude 17.9555 North, depth = 11 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:44 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Event id: pr2020181007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aeak, pr2020181007. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 12:18:44 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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