A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2018261012. Event ids that are associated: pr2018261012. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -67.2458° West, 19.0355° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 09:54:41 / September 18, 2018 @ 9:54 am. The temblor was reported at 05:54:41 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada. Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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