A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66 km (41 miles). Exact location of event, depth 66 km, -65.4286° West, 18.9213° North. Global time and date of event 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 16:53:15 / September 20, 2018 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2018263012. Event ids that are associated: pr2018263012. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:53:15 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, San Isidro, Río Grande.
Every 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 ten, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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