A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 10:10:05 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020172005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020172005. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 10:10:05 / June 20, 2020 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9691° West, 17.9811° North, depth 6 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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