A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:50:41 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 02:50:41 / March 30, 2019 @ 2:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -66.8188° West, 19.0666° North. Unique identifier: pr2019089001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019089001. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Quebradillas, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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