A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 03:40:55 / April 3, 2018 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:40:55 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018093003. Id of event: pr2018093003. Exact location, longitude -67.5476° West, latitude 18.462° North, depth = 11 km.
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Sabana Grande, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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