A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bairoa in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018082015. Unique identifier: pr2018082015. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 19:40:54 / March 23, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:40:54 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.0668° West, 18.2891° North, depth 117 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117 km (73 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (13 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñuelas, Arecibo, Adjuntas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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