A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8688° West, 18.9865° North, depth 43 km. The temblor was reported at 23:24:47 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019028001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019028001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 03:24:47 / January 28, 2019 @ 3:24 am.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Florida, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 55 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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