A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 10:22:47 / April 10, 2018 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0636 West, latitude 18.9095 North, depth = 53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:47 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2018100007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018100007.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Las Marías, Lares. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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