A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Bayamon in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 115 km, -66.1681° West, 18.4116° North. The temblor was detected at 21:09:41 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017199000. Unique identifier: pr2017199000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115 km (71 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 01:09:41 / July 18, 2017 @ 1:09 am.
Event epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayanilla, Lares, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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