A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 05:40:05 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.4593 West, latitude 18.84 North, depth = 32 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019128009. Unique identifier: pr2019128009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 09:40:05 / May 8, 2019 @ 9:40 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Isabel Segunda, Naguabo. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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