A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.955 West, latitude 17.9391 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000adxr, pr2020180034. Unique identifier: pr2020180034. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 23:09:01 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:09:01 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 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), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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