A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 17:51:42 / September 16, 2018 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4601 West, latitude 18.9978 North, depth = 51 km. Event id: pr2018259003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018259003. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:51:42 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Moca, Aguada (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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