A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (93 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 00:30:35 / October 27, 2018 @ 12:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2018300002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018300002. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:30:35 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.2208° West, latitude 17.0483° North, depth = 66 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 150 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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