A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:59:16 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.584 West, latitude 19.0315 North, depth = 43 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019295021. Id of event: pr2019295021. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 22:59:16 / October 22, 2019 @ 10:59 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 43 km (27 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candelaria Arenas, Ciales, Levittown (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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: 63 km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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