A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:09:30 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 10:09:30 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:09 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9138 West, latitude 17.9435 North, depth = 13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020180046. Event ids that are associated: pr2020180046.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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