A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2019095013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019095013. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 19:35:59 / April 5, 2019 @ 7:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8063 West, latitude 19.0498 North, depth = 15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:35:59 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Quebradillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 62 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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