A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 18:04:37 / December 1, 2018 @ 6:04 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018335013. Unique identifier: pr2018335013. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -65.426° West, 19.007° North. The temblor was reported at 14:04:37 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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