A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ae1k, pr2020181000. Id of event: pr2020181000. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:56:39 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9455° West, 17.9526° North, depth 12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 03:56:39 / June 29, 2020 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Ceiba, Vega Alta.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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