A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:02:11 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018108005. Unique identifier: pr2018108005. Exact location of event, depth 47 km, -67.3731° West, 18.8403° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 09:02:11 / April 18, 2018 @ 9:02 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Mayagüez, Hatillo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four 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 quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 48 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.