A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020180064. Id of event: pr2020180064. The temblor was detected at 16:53:49 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 16:53:49 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.98 West, latitude 17.9478 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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