A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 04:30:45 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 08:30:45 / October 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.4948 West, latitude 18.8465 North, depth = 85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019301011. Unique identifier: pr2019301011.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, San Sebastián, Carolina. Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 42 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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