A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2018071004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018071004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4346° West, 18.5375° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:34 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 08:35:34 / March 12, 2018 @ 8:35 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Sabana Grande, Lajas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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