A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bayamon in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 20:35:01 / October 29, 2019 @ 8:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.1638° West, latitude 18.3628° North, depth = 115 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019302007. Id of event: pr2019302007. The temblor was picked up at 16:35:01 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayanilla, Lares, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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