A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 77 km WSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 09:45:44 / July 24, 2018 @ 9:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.8796 West, latitude 17.7451 North, depth = 37 km. The temblor was reported at 04:45:44 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018205002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018205002.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 77 km WSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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