A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.424 West, latitude 18.9691 North, depth = 11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 05:33:59 / March 13, 2019 @ 5:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:59 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019072005. Event ids that are associated: pr2019072005.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, San Isidro, Río Grande (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.