A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2018135006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018135006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.849 West, latitude 18.961 North, depth = 28 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/18 / 2018-05-15 14:11:09 / May 15, 2018 @ 2:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:09 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Vega Baja, Lares (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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