A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6053 West, latitude 19.2506 North, depth = 18 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 04:08:13 / March 11, 2019 @ 4:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019070003. Id of event: pr2019070003. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:08:13 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
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