A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4858° West, 18.8985° North, depth 43 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 07:03:10 / January 27, 2018 @ 7:03 am. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:10 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2018027002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018027002.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Quebradillas, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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