A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Trujillo Alto in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -65.9905 West, latitude 18.3711 North, depth = 128 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 01:31:23 / May 13, 2019 @ 1:31 am. Unique identifier: pr2019133000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019133000. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:23 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Utuado, Culebra (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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