A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.0288 West, latitude 18.5055 North, depth = 106 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018099005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018099005. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:00:58 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 06:00:58 / April 9, 2018 @ 6:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 106 km (66 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Isabel Segunda, Arecibo. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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