A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.4186° West, latitude 18.9406° North, depth = 42 km. Event id: pr2018062001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018062001. The temblor was reported at 02:06:02 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 06:06:02 / March 3, 2018 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Quebradillas, Naranjito.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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