A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 06:34:30 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 10:34:30 / February 17, 2019 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019048011. Event ids that are associated: pr2019048011. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9285 West, latitude 18.9878 North, depth = 33 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Estancias de Florida, Manatí, Lares. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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