A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 08:43:46 / July 3, 2020 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:43:46 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020185003. Event ids that are associated: pr2020185003. Exact location, longitude -66.977° West, latitude 17.984° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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