A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 141 km, -65.3661° West, 18.9335° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 03:50:59 / June 7, 2019 @ 3:50 am. The temblor was reported at 23:50:59 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019158002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019158002.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fajardo, Luquillo, Culebra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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