A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019164003. Id of event: pr2019164003. The epicenter was at a depth of 118 km (73 miles). Global time and date of event 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 04:13:12 / June 13, 2019 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4415 West, latitude 18.232 North, depth = 118 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:13:12 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñuelas, Utuado, Adjuntas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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