A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). Global time and date of event 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 23:35:22 / April 22, 2018 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018112004. Id of event: pr2018112004. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7496° West, 18.6251° North, depth 71 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:35:22 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Real, Guánica, Aibonito. Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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