A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150 km (93 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:05:48 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/01/19 / 2019-01-30 04:05:48 / January 30, 2019 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.371° West, 18.0521° North, depth 150 km. Event id: pr2019030003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019030003.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Utuado, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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