A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Salinas in Puerto Rico. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:16:53 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 01:16:53 / October 25, 2019 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019298001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019298001. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.3308° West, 17.9371° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Maricao, Loíza (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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