A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event id: pr2019325015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019325015. Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -66.6415° West, 17.6595° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:13 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 09:05:13 / November 21, 2019 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cayey (c. 18 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Patillas, Comerío (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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