A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020181016. Unique identifier: pr2020181016. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:20:02 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9505° West, latitude 17.934° North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 00:20:02 / June 29, 2020 @ 12:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Barranquitas, Coco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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