A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97 km (60 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:14:45 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019115006. Event ids that are associated: pr2019115006. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/19 / 2019-04-25 10:14:45 / April 25, 2019 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 97 km, -67.3° West, 18.4975° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guayanilla, Guánica, Adjuntas. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km WNW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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