A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018105003. Unique identifier: pr2018105003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 21:01:00 / April 15, 2018 @ 9:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1841 West, latitude 18.7955 North, depth = 19 km. The temblor was detected at 17:01:00 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hormigueros, Maricao, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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