A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019028014. Id of event: pr2019028014. The temblor was detected at 18:09:09 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 22:09:09 / January 28, 2019 @ 10:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3321 West, latitude 18.9171 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Añasco, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten 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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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: 53 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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