A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 00:49:02 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2766 West, latitude 18.8718 North, depth = 4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019010002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019010002, us2000j2dj. Global time and date of event 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 04:49:02 / January 10, 2019 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Nearby 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 Lares, Mayagüez, Las Marías.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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