A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 04:57:29 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 98 km, -67.2053° West, 19.0183° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98 km (61 miles). Event id: pr2018222009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018222009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 08:57:29 / August 10, 2018 @ 8:57 am.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, San Sebastián, Rincón (min 5000 pop).
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 three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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