A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 09/07/18 / 2018-07-09 06:20:56 / July 9, 2018 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018190001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018190001. The temblor was detected at 02:20:56 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.9015 West, latitude 17.9018 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Culebra, Ciales, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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