A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 07:15:14 / June 29, 2020 @ 7:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ae4q. Event ids that are associated: us7000ae4q. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.9889° West, 17.8895° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:15:14 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Manatí, Barranquitas (min 5000 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-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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