A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 01:20:52 / April 14, 2018 @ 1:20 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018104001. Unique identifier: pr2018104001. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7021 West, latitude 18.7201 North, depth = 9 km. The temblor was detected at 21:20:52 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juana Díaz, Sabana Grande, Comerío. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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