A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 23:05:22 / October 22, 2018 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6356° West, 18.6223° North, depth 78 km. Event id: pr2018295015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018295015. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78 km (48 miles). The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:05:22 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Comerío, Cidra. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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