A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:15:15 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9736 West, latitude 17.9496 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ae4q, pr2020181002. Id of event: pr2020181002. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 07:15:15 / June 29, 2020 @ 7:15 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Naranjito, Ceiba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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