A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:07:08 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 03:07:08 / April 2, 2018 @ 3:07 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018092002. Unique identifier: pr2018092002. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7865° West, 18.8705° North, depth 11 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Toa Alta, Corozal (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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