A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 191 km (119 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019015022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019015022. The temblor was picked up at 16:21:46 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 20:21:46 / January 15, 2019 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 191 km, -65.1901° West, 17.8705° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, Luquillo, Maunabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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