A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.5826° West, latitude 17.954° North, depth = 18.18 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 20:30:55 / June 30, 2020 @ 8:30 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:30:55 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000afey. Event ids that are associated: us7000afey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.18 km (11 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Juncos, San Juan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SE of Ponce, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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