A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8305 West, latitude 18.0071 North, depth = 15 km. Event id: pr2020181051. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aeii, pr2020181051. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:02:11 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 18:02:11 / June 29, 2020 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NW of Indios, Puerto Rico.
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