A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 20:47:06 / April 4, 2018 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018094010. Event ids that are associated: pr2018094010. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:06 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.8893 West, latitude 19.0751 North, depth = 104 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, San Antonio, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one 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: 71 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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