A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 19:07:33 / October 13, 2018 @ 7:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -66.5571° West, 19.0643° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018286007. Id of event: pr2018286007. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:07:33 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Ingenio (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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