A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 04:43:46 / June 29, 2020 @ 4:43 am. The temblor was detected at 04:43:46 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae28, pr2020181004. Unique identifier: pr2020181004. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0851 West, latitude 17.9496 North, depth = 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Orocovis, Coamo. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico.
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