A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 22:36:05 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 02:36:05 / June 21, 2019 @ 2:36 am. Id of earthquake: pt19172050. Event ids that are associated: pt19172050. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.5° West, 19.1° North, depth 32 km.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Pájaros, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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