A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.2618° West, latitude 18.7886° North, depth = 26 km. The temblor was detected at 04:45:53 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 08:45:53 / April 9, 2018 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018099007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018099007.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Hormigueros, Lares. The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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