A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018092005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018092005. Exact location of event, depth 48 km, -67.2835° West, 19.0201° North. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:16 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 12:25:16 / April 2, 2018 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Rincón, Camuy. The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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