A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:02:20 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16323022. Id of event: pr16323022. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 16:02:20 / November 18, 2016 @ 4:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 47 km, -66.7677° West, 19.031° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 47 km (29 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Ceiba, Florida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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