A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:53 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019037022. Unique identifier: pr2019037022. Global time and date of event 06/02/19 / 2019-02-06 22:47:53 / February 6, 2019 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4768 West, latitude 18.9645 North, depth = 64 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Culebra, Río Grande. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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