A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:04:06 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8625 West, latitude 19.055 North, depth = 13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018177002. Id of event: pr2018177002. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 03:04:06 / June 26, 2018 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Aguadilla, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 63 km NNE of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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