A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Parguera in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 13:55:28 / June 29, 2020 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020181052. Id of event: pr2020181052. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0088° West, 17.9541° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:55:28 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Manatí, Salinas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km ESE of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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