A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9713 West, latitude 17.9605 North, depth = 6 km. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 19:42:38 / July 4, 2020 @ 7:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020186012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020186012. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:38 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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