A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 23:34:31 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 03:34:31 / November 15, 2018 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4025° West, 18.7743° North, depth 89 km. Event id: pr2018319005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018319005.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lares, Hormigueros, Las Marías (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 44 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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