A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 04:59:05 / November 27, 2018 @ 4:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:59:05 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 88 km, -67.3196° West, 18.5121° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018331002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018331002.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayanilla, Guánica, Adjuntas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WNW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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