A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.9286° West, 17.9571° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:59:14 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 16:59:14 / June 29, 2020 @ 4:59 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020181009. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aeg8, pr2020181009.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 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), 12 km (7 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Cayey, Ceiba. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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