A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Guayanilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7974° West, 18.0199° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000b9yq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9yq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 04:24:47 / August 6, 2020 @ 4:24 am. The temblor was detected at 04:24:47 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Caguas, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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