A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 02:51:36 / December 14, 2018 @ 2:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:36 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0778° West, 19.1961° North, depth 49 km. Event id: pr2018348000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018348000.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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