A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:27:02 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 10:27:02 / November 28, 2018 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.3738 West, latitude 19.0911 North, depth = 19 km. Event id: pr2018332007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018332007.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, Candelaria Arenas, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close 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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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