A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Suarez in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 00:16:29 / March 4, 2018 @ 12:16 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 66 km (41 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018063000. Unique identifier: pr2018063000. The temblor was reported at 20:16:29 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.8443 West, latitude 18.6548 North, depth = 66 km.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Ciales, Orocovis.
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 fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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