A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 13:45:25 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018181010. Id of event: pr2018181010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 17:45:25 / June 30, 2018 @ 5:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7453 West, latitude 18.8551 North, depth = 49 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Añasco.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel the quake?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NNE of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.