A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -65.5586° West, 18.5875° North, depth 67 km. Event id: pr2019097007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019097007. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:13 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 17:17:13 / April 7, 2019 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Toa Alta, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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