A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 23:44:03 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9341° West, latitude 17.9508° North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 23:44:03 / June 30, 2020 @ 11:44 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020182034. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020182034. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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