A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 21:25:24 / February 22, 2019 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:24 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.4173° West, 18.7913° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019053003. Event ids that are associated: pr2019053003.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Marías, Mayagüez, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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