A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019083003. Id of event: pr2019083003. The temblor was picked up at 01:09:33 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.5695° West, 18.9006° North, depth 93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93 km (58 miles). Global time and date of event 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 05:09:33 / March 24, 2019 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Orocovis, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 49 km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
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