A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.5186° West, latitude 18.7066° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 07:02:44 / January 1, 2019 @ 7:02 am. Unique identifier: pr2019001000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019001000. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:44 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Hormigueros, Camuy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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