A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 05:22:53 / September 28, 2018 @ 5:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0743° West, 19.0565° North, depth 15 km. Event id: pr2018271002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018271002. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:53 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Arecibo, Moca (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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