A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019054005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019054005. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:47 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 10:10:47 / February 23, 2019 @ 10:10 am. Exact location, longitude -67.6133° West, latitude 18.7108° North, depth = 121 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Quebradillas, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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