Minor earthquake: M3.03 quake has struck near Guánica in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 17.937S, -66.9626WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 22:34:16 / June 28, 2020 @ 10:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9626 West, latitude 17.937 North, depth = 13 km. Event id: pr2020180036. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adwz, pr2020180036. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:34:16 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Guánica, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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