A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 20:12:36 / March 3, 2018 @ 8:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4126° West, 18.872° North, depth 62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018062009. Event ids that are associated: pr2018062009. The temblor was reported at 16:12:36 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, San Sebastián, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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