A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:54 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 14:15:54 / March 14, 2019 @ 2:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019073015. Unique identifier: pr2019073015. Exact location of event, depth 108 km, -67.445° West, 18.1548° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108 km (67 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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