A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Saturday. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:48 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018230002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018230002. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 05:49:48 / August 18, 2018 @ 5:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 63 km, -65.4346° West, 19.0876° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 63 km (39 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 84 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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