A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Caban in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event id: pr2019094011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019094011. Global time and date of event 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 08:23:12 / April 4, 2019 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:23:12 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5008 West, latitude 18.8105 North, depth = 6 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Quebradillas, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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