A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 15:38:43 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 19:38:43 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:38 pm. Unique identifier: pr2018086009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018086009. Exact location of event, longitude -67.3451 West, latitude 18.986 North, depth = 91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91 km (57 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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