A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:02:14 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019061006. Id of event: pr2019061006. Exact location, longitude -67.0778° West, latitude 18.9618° North, depth = 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 10:02:14 / March 2, 2019 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lares, Añasco, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).
Every 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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