A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yauco in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 18:02:12 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 18:02:12 / June 29, 2020 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aeii. Id of event: us7000aeii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8311 West, latitude 18.0603 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Sabana Seca, Ingenio. Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close 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 thirty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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