Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico


Earthquake location 17.9268S, -66.9406WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9406 West, latitude 17.9268 North, depth = 14 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 02:14:24 / June 29, 2020 @ 2:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020181001. Id of event: pr2020181001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:14:24 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Manatí. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and one 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.

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