A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2018338010. Event ids that are associated: pr2018338010. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:22:27 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8625 West, latitude 19.0223 North, depth = 45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 23:22:27 / December 4, 2018 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Manatí, Moca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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