A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 08:14:19 / June 29, 2020 @ 8:14 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9438° West, 17.87° North. The temblor was detected at 08:14:19 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae64. Unique identifier: us7000ae64.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aibonito, Barceloneta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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