A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 03:45:31 / August 20, 2018 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:45:31 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018232002. Unique identifier: pr2018232002. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5385° West, 19.166° North, depth 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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