A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Event id: pr2019037023. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019037023. The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:21 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46 km, -65.3866° West, 18.9855° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/19 / 2019-02-06 22:49:21 / February 6, 2019 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luquillo, Culebra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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