A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019081001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019081001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7026 West, latitude 18.9038 North, depth = 34 km. The temblor was reported at 19:56:40 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 00:56:40 / March 22, 2019 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
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