A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 01:52:05 / June 23, 2019 @ 1:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019174006. Id of event: pr2019174006. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5121° West, 19.1443° North, depth 27 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:52:05 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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