A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.963° West, 17.9673° North, depth 9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020226003. Unique identifier: pr2020226003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 3.35-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:29 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 10:41:29 / August 13, 2020 @ 10:41 am.
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Baja, Corozal, Aibonito. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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