A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 21:39:23 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018184000. Event ids that are associated: pr2018184000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8006 West, latitude 18.5178 North, depth = 107 km. Global time and date of event 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 02:39:23 / July 3, 2018 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, Añasco, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
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 four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km WNW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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