A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 10:13:29 / January 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3018° West, 18.2386° North, depth 85 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:13:29 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019021004. Unique identifier: pr2019021004.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Jayuya, Arecibo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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