A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:36 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019154004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019154004. Global time and date of event 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 04:26:36 / June 3, 2019 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7031° West, 18.1451° North, depth 42 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Las Marías, San Germán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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