A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 04:31:33 / July 4, 2020 @ 4:31 am. Event id: pr2020186003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahra, pr2020186003. The temblor was detected at 04:31:33 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9743° West, latitude 17.9551° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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