A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019051010. Unique identifier: pr2019051010. Exact location of event, depth 137 km, -67.6068° West, 18.2093° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137 km (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:19:56 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 17:19:56 / February 20, 2019 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guánica, Lares, Quebradillas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km WSW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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