A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (68 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -67.8328° West, 17.1943° North. Global time and date of event 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 11:50:44 / May 5, 2018 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2018125008. Event ids that are associated: pr2018125008. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:50:44 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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