A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.4395° West, 19.1403° North, depth 18 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 06:30:37 / July 10, 2020 @ 6:30 am. Event id: pr2020192015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020192015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:30:37 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Dorado, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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