A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -66.606° West, 19.0471° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 23:14:27 / October 22, 2019 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019295025. Id of event: pr2019295025. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:27 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Baja, Vega Alta, Florida (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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