A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 07:17:09 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018293006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018293006. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/18 / 2018-10-20 11:17:09 / October 20, 2018 @ 11:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.483 West, latitude 18.8733 North, depth = 4 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Quebradillas, Moca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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