A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 05:50:31 / April 8, 2018 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:50:31 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8408 West, latitude 18.7941 North, depth = 89 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018098009. Unique identifier: pr2018098009.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hormigueros, Candelaria Arenas, Toa Alta. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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