Minor earthquake, 3.64 mag strikes near Guánica in Puerto Rico

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Earthquake location 17.934S, -66.9495WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2020180033. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000adxu, pr2020180033. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 23:12:48 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. The 3.64-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:12:48 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9495° West, latitude 17.934° North, depth = 13 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Ceiba, Naranjito. Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 fourty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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