A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2771 West, latitude 19.105 North, depth = 4 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018340005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018340005. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 09:38:50 / December 6, 2018 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:38:50 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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