A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Unique identifier: pr2018321001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018321001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 00:09:01 / November 17, 2018 @ 12:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.2983° West, 18.866° North. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:09:01 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mayagüez, Las Marías, Arecibo. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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