Minor earthquake, 3.41 mag was detected near Guánica in Puerto Rico

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Earthquake location 17.925S, -66.9255WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.9255° West, latitude 17.925° North, depth = 13 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:35 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020180011. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adnz, pr2020180011. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 11:52:35 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjito, Cayey, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico.

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