A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 03:59:37 / February 14, 2018 @ 3:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:59:37 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2018045003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018045003. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7845 West, latitude 17.9591 North, depth = 61 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Lajas, Añasco.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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