A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 12:18:43 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aeak. Id of event: us7000aeak. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:43 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9518° West, latitude 17.9162° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (41 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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