A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 07:50:13 / May 16, 2019 @ 7:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:13 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019136004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019136004. Exact location of event, longitude -66.3858 West, latitude 18.9998 North, depth = 49 km.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Camuy, Morovis (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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