A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:16:19 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019308006. Id of event: pr2019308006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 06:16:19 / November 4, 2019 @ 6:16 am. Exact location, longitude -66.539° West, latitude 19.0288° North, depth = 12 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Candelaria, Toa Alta.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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