A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020190018. Unique identifier: pr2020190018. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.9726° West, 17.958° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:14:40 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 07:14:40 / July 8, 2020 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). 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), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico.
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