A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 14:21:56 / June 29, 2020 @ 2:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aec0, pr2020181008. Unique identifier: pr2020181008. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9476° West, 17.9353° North, depth 13 km. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:56 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco. Nearby 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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