A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 147 km (91 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:26:52 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 19:26:52 / November 3, 2018 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018307007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018307007. Exact location of event, depth 147 km, -67.3733° West, 17.9245° North.
The epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela, Adjuntas. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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