A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 84 km (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.735 West, latitude 18.97 North, depth = 84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018072006. Unique identifier: pr2018072006. The temblor was picked up at 09:44:28 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 13:44:28 / March 13, 2018 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Toa Baja, Lares (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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