A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -65.555° West, 17.4115° North, depth 22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 03:30:22 / September 12, 2018 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018255005. Id of event: pr2018255005. The temblor was picked up at 23:30:22 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maunabo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Maunabo (c. 2 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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