A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 20:33:09 / July 16, 2018 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2018197004. Event ids that are associated: pr2018197004. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:33:09 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9881 West, latitude 19.1043 North, depth = 40 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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