A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019090006. Id of event: pr2019090006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 17:10:18 / March 31, 2019 @ 5:10 pm. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:18 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.781° West, latitude 19.1423° North, depth = 47 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 47 km (29 miles).
Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela, Arecibo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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