A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Canovanas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018143002. Unique identifier: pr2018143002. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 04:38:55 / May 23, 2018 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:55 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.9218 West, latitude 18.3841 North, depth = 149 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jayuya, Juana Díaz, Santa Isabel. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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