A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4806° West, 18.819° North, depth 9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 13:54:49 / January 29, 2019 @ 1:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:54:49 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019029004. Event ids that are associated: pr2019029004.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, San Sebastián, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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