A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 03:31:16 / March 14, 2018 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018073003. Id of event: pr2018073003. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:31:16 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -67.3121° West, 18.9331° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, San Sebastián, Hatillo. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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