A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 06:19:13 / November 24, 2019 @ 6:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -65.8071° West, 18.8288° North. The temblor was reported at 02:19:13 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019328001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019328001.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Humacao, Naranjito. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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