A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9736 West, latitude 17.9641 North, depth = 7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020224003. Id of event: pr2020224003. Global time and date of event 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 19:43:25 / August 11, 2020 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:43:25 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 38 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 (9 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 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 three, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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