A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2018357006. Event ids that are associated: pr2018357006. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 09:28:29 / December 23, 2018 @ 9:28 am. The temblor was detected at 05:28:29 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2031 West, latitude 18.9248 North, depth = 80 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km (50 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Arecibo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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