A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019018004. Unique identifier: pr2019018004. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 11:47:54 / January 18, 2019 @ 11:47 am. The temblor was detected at 11:47:54 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -67.2665° West, 18.8805° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Mayagüez, Las Marías (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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