A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7565 West, latitude 19.0025 North, depth = 38 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 06:36:45 / July 24, 2019 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019205004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019205004. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:45 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Ceiba, Florida (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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