A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Garrochales in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 14:39:10 / April 7, 2018 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116 km (72 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018097013. Id of event: pr2018097013. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5625° West, 18.4488° North, depth 116 km. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:10 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Real, Río Grande, Patillas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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