A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.9748° West, 17.9628° North. The temblor was reported at 00:20:25 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2020213002. Event ids that are associated: pr2020213002. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 00:20:25 / July 31, 2020 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake 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), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coco, Barranquitas, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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