A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Bayamon in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 91 km (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:02:11 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.1561 West, latitude 18.4116 North, depth = 91 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 11:02:11 / March 22, 2018 @ 11:02 am. Event id: pr2018081006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018081006.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Camuy, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 8 km (5 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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