A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 05:30:34 / August 6, 2020 @ 5:30 am. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:30:34 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.952° West, latitude 17.968° North, depth = 9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9yw, pr2020219001. Unique identifier: pr2020219001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Aibonito, Coco. Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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