A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.0938° West, latitude 18.9961° North, depth = 4 km. Unique identifier: pr2018087004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018087004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:16:59 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 22:16:59 / March 28, 2018 @ 10:16 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, San Sebastián, Arecibo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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