A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4526° West, 18.7816° North, depth 9 km. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:33 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019047000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019047000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 01:54:33 / February 16, 2019 @ 1:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 9 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Hormigueros, Las Marías. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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