A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 05:08:57 / November 22, 2019 @ 5:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.1663° West, 18.5828° North, depth 96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:08:57 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019326009. Id of event: pr2019326009.
The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Santa Isabel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km NNW of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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