A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Jobos in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 13:27:41 / March 12, 2019 @ 1:27 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019071008, us1000je56. Id of event: pr2019071008. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:41 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.1551° West, 17.9561° North, depth 14 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yauco, Barceloneta, Guayanilla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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