A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 08:40:07 / September 30, 2018 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:40:07 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.8086 West, latitude 18.266 North, depth = 135 km. Unique identifier: pr2018273004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018273004. The epicenter was at a depth of 135 km (84 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Hormigueros, Cabo Rojo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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