A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:49:20 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 07:49:20 / November 19, 2019 @ 7:49 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019323009. Id of event: pr2019323009. Exact location of event, longitude -65.8088 West, latitude 18.9495 North, depth = 53 km.
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Toa Alta, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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