Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico

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Earthquake location 17.9398S, -66.8838WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 22:25:08 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aerb, pr2020181011. Unique identifier: pr2020181011. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 22:25:08 / June 29, 2020 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8838 West, latitude 17.9398 North, depth = 9 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, San Antonio, Guayama. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 4 km S of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico.

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