A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 15:55:17 / February 25, 2018 @ 3:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:55:17 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018056007. Id of event: pr2018056007. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5291° West, 18.9841° North, depth 11 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Pájaros, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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