A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Guaynabo in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.0961° West, latitude 18.3718° North, depth = 104 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 03:45:30 / October 28, 2019 @ 3:45 am. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:30 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019301006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019301006.
Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñuelas, Isabel Segunda, Adjuntas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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