A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:54:20 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 08:54:20 / September 9, 2018 @ 8:54 am. Exact location, longitude -66.7271° West, latitude 18.6765° North, depth = 65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018252011. Unique identifier: pr2018252011.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aibonito, Coamo, Ponce (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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