A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 08:14:19 / June 29, 2020 @ 8:14 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:14:19 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9523° West, latitude 17.928° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: pr2020181003. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae64, pr2020181003.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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