A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019089000. Id of event: pr2019089000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 00:25:10 / March 30, 2019 @ 12:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4665 West, latitude 18.8196 North, depth = 23 km. The temblor was detected at 20:25:10 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Santiago, San Juan, Charlotte Amalie.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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