A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2018061004. Event ids that are associated: pr2018061004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8613 West, latitude 19.0936 North, depth = 47 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 12:15:14 / March 2, 2018 @ 12:15 pm. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:14 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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