A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.4071° West, 18.8005° North, depth 61 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61 km (38 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:29:39 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019100011. Unique identifier: pr2019100011. Global time and date of event 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 21:29:39 / April 10, 2019 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Río Grande (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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