A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 22:03:22 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019326003. Unique identifier: pr2019326003. Exact location of event, depth 51 km, -65.8586° West, 18.8943° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 02:03:22 / November 22, 2019 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naguabo, Caguas, Aguas Buenas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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