A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018150001. Event ids that are associated: pr2018150001. The temblor was picked up at 03:13:26 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3428 West, latitude 18.9631 North, depth = 8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 07:13:26 / May 30, 2018 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Rincón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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