A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3306 West, latitude 18.812 North, depth = 11 km. Global time and date of event 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 03:42:14 / February 19, 2018 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018050001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018050001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:14 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hormigueros, Arecibo, Lares (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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