A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 07:01:20 / March 11, 2019 @ 7:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:01:20 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4181 West, latitude 18.9016 North, depth = 6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019070006. Id of event: pr2019070006.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Añasco, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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