A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 08:56:15 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 12:56:15 / October 9, 2019 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3558 West, latitude 18.5758 North, depth = 103 km. Unique identifier: pr2019282012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019282012.
The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). 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 Guayanilla, Yabucoa, Naguabo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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