A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 07:11:08 / February 12, 2019 @ 7:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Event id: pr2019043005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019043005. Exact location, longitude -66.5558° West, latitude 19.1285° North, depth = 56 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:11:08 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Barceloneta, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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