A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2020202004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020202004. The temblor was picked up at 21:38:48 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9753° West, 17.958° North, depth 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 21:38:48 / July 20, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 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), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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