A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2019190007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019190007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:40:05 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 09:40:05 / July 9, 2019 @ 9:40 am. Exact location, longitude -66.3881° West, latitude 19.0081° North, depth = 85 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morovis, Camuy, Ciales (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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