A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2523° West, 19.0836° North, depth 97 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 01:25:20 / September 7, 2018 @ 1:25 am. Unique identifier: pr2018250001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018250001. The temblor was reported at 21:25:20 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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