A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 06:06:10 / July 5, 2020 @ 6:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9703 West, latitude 17.959 North, depth = 6 km. Unique identifier: pr2020187026. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020187026. The temblor was reported at 06:06:10 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and four and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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