A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 22:47:47 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.5431° West, 19.1686° North, depth 49 km. Event id: pr2019070002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019070002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 02:47:47 / March 11, 2019 @ 2:47 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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