A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018044001. Unique identifier: pr2018044001. The temblor was reported at 01:24:05 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.855° West, latitude 18.035° North, depth = 128 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 06:24:05 / February 13, 2018 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, Rincón, Puerto Real.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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