A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from H. Rivera Colon in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 09:27:53 / December 12, 2018 @ 9:27 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018346002. Id of event: pr2018346002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.2486° West, latitude 18.3356° North, depth = 60 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:27:53 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Yauco, Guayanilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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