A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.4623° West, latitude 18.7186° North, depth = 11 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:57 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 19:56:57 / April 25, 2018 @ 7:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018115007. Id of event: pr2018115007.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Cabo Rojo, Lares. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 45 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.