A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:58:07 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23 km, -67.6585° West, 18.9136° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/15 / 2015-07-22 19:58:07 / July 22, 2015 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr15203003. Event ids that are associated: pr15203003.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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