A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Animas in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019022013. Id of event: pr2019022013. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 23:05:53 / January 22, 2019 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 88 km (55 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:53 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.614 West, latitude 18.5243 North, depth = 88 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Canovanas, Santa Barbara, Cabo Rojo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNE of Animas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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