A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018262003. Unique identifier: pr2018262003. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.7933° West, latitude 18.8716° North, depth = 65 km. Global time and date of event 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 11:56:10 / September 19, 2018 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:56:10 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campanilla, Ingenio, Rincón.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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