A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 21:25:20 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018166000. Event ids that are associated: pr2018166000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2368 West, latitude 18.8025 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/18 / 2018-06-15 01:25:20 / June 15, 2018 @ 1:25 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hormigueros, Maricao, Lares. Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 37 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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