A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 22:25:07 / June 29, 2020 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:25:07 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8656° West, 17.8688° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aerb. Id of event: us7000aerb. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Ceiba, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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