A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magas Arriba in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7701 West, latitude 17.9971 North, depth = 12 km. The 3.63-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:01 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 06:10:01 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020182000. Event ids that are associated: us7000aevz, pr2020182000.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km S of Magas Arriba, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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