A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). Exact location of event, depth 95 km, -67.6883° West, 18.571° North. The temblor was reported at 04:04:47 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019072013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019072013. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 09:04:47 / March 13, 2019 @ 9:04 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, San Sebastián, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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