A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.576° West, 19.0685° North, depth 58 km. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:28 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018072002. Id of event: pr2018072002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 09:53:28 / March 13, 2018 @ 9:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Campanilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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