A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 14:32:54 / September 8, 2018 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:32:54 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2018251012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018251012. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8086° West, 19.0765° North, depth 36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Quebradillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
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