A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 00:15:57 / September 22, 2018 @ 12:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:57 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1135° West, latitude 19.1108° North, depth = 7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018265000. Unique identifier: pr2018265000.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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