A minor earthquake magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Las Marias in Puerto Rico. The 3.76-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:55:02 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 08:55:02 / February 16, 2019 @ 8:55 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019047010. Event ids that are associated: pr2019047010. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -66.974° West, 18.2478° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cayey, Levittown, Cidra (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ESE of Las Marias, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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