A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019172000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19172050, us6000441p, pr2019172000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 02:36:04 / June 21, 2019 @ 2:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.501 West, latitude 19.193 North, depth = 30 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:36:04 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ceiba (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Manatí, Ceiba. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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