A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2020303003. Event ids that are associated: pr2020303003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 15:06:00 / October 29, 2020 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:06:00 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9393° West, 17.9685° North, depth 8 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comerío, Vega Baja, Corozal.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km SW of Fuig, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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