A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0931 West, latitude 19.0543 North, depth = 4 km. The temblor was reported at 09:14:32 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 13:14:32 / December 1, 2018 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018335009. Unique identifier: pr2018335009.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Aguada, Moca. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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